βλέπω

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Pre-Greek.[1]

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βλέπω (blépō)

  1. to look at
  2. to see
  3. to be aware of

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  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 219

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βλέπω (blépō). Forms with a delta as the stem from the root of Ancient Greek εἶδον (eîdon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvlepo]
  • Hyphenation: βλέ‧πω

Verb[edit]

βλέπω (vlépo) (simple past είδα, passive βλέπομαι)

  1. (most senses) see, watch, look at
    Έβλεπα τα βουνά από το αμάξι.Évlepa ta vouná apó to amáxi.I watched the mountains from the car.
  2. (transitive) consider, think of, see (give an assessment or opinion)
    Δεν τα βλέπω καλά τα πράγματα.Den ta vlépo kalá ta prágmata.I don't see things looking that good.
  3. (transitive) scrutinise, look into (examine in more detail)
    Αυτά θα τα δούμε σε αργότερη συνεδρίαση.Aftá tha ta doúme se argóteri synedríasi.We'll look into those at a later meeting.
  4. (medicine, transitive) examine (of a doctor)
    Ο γιατρός θα σας δει τώρα.O giatrós tha sas dei tóra.The doctor will see you now.
  5. (transitive, of inanimate things) face, overlook (look out onto, as in a view)
    Το μπαλκόνι έβλεπε στον δρόμο.To balkóni évlepe ston drómo.The balcony looked out on the street.

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